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Haunted Places

You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Every Thursday, we take you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and its haunted history! Subscribe for free on Spotify to listen our Urban Legends bonus series every Tuesday.

Hahn Mansion

Haunted Places

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  • 3 months ago
  • 43:26

A Craftsman-style home in Spokane, Washington has attracted misery and misfortune ever since it was first built in 1916. Haunted by victims of the “Mad Doctor of South Hill,” the house has undergone extensive renovations over the years — but some horrors are built into its foundation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Resurrection Cemetery

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  • 3 months ago
  • 40:18

This graveyard is home to one of Chicago's most famous ghosts, Resurrection Mary. Supposedly, she's been around since the 1930s, when she died en route to a dance hall. And since then, it seems she hasn't stopped dancing at all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Castello Di Montebello

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  • 3 months ago
  • 43:07

This 11th-century fortress was built on a pre-Roman spiritual site, which might explain the strange sounds many hear through its walls. It was also once home to a young girl nicknamed Azzurrina. According to legend, she disappeared from the cellar and was never seen again. But some say she never left. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mary Ellen Pleasant Park

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  • 3 months ago
  • 39:44

San Francisco’s smallest public park is said to be haunted by the woman it’s named after: Mary Ellen Pleasant. But she's more than just a ghost throwing nuts at passersby. She’s one of America’s first Black millionaires, and she’s getting her due after a shocking betrayal… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Xunantunich

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  • 4 months ago
  • 44:20

In Belize, the ruins of Xunantunich were once a prosperous Mayan city. After the Mayan civilization mysteriously collapsed, the city became home to the legendary Stone Woman — a ghost who may just hold the key to understanding what happened to the great empire.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A Bram Stoker Classic from Haunted Places: Ghost Stories

Haunted Places

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  • 4 months ago
  • 31:27

Dracula wasn’t the only frightful fiction conjured by Irish author Bram Stoker… In this retelling of “The Judge’s House,” a Cambridge student is overcome with curiosity — then dread — as he faces an evil man’s terrifying legacy. Listen to Part 1 right here, then search “Haunted Places: Ghost Stories” to hear Part 2, when the Judge himself comes calling…  Haunted Places: Ghost Stories is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Every Thursday, find a new tale of terror from some of history’s greatest authors. Listen free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices